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Forum: The Workbench April 24th, 2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 607
Posted By Skull Leader
Glad to see this project back on track! I...

Glad to see this project back on track! I wondered what had happened.
Forum: Jets April 9th, 2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 335
Posted By Skull Leader
black.

black.
Forum: Jets March 31st, 2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 858
Posted By Skull Leader
never really paid attention to that before, now...

never really paid attention to that before, now I'm curious too
Forum: General Modeling Discussion March 24th, 2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 993
Posted By Skull Leader
I ordered from them on occasion in the mid...

I ordered from them on occasion in the mid 2000s... haven't since.

When it comes to shipping, you essentially get what you pay for. It can get there super fast, or they can send it on the...
Forum: Jets March 18th, 2019, 12:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By Skull Leader
the bumps can be sanded off the tail and the...

the bumps can be sanded off the tail and the antenna blades scratchbuilt easily enough, you should be able to work it out with little problem.
Forum: Fightertown Decals February 19th, 2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,331
Posted By Skull Leader
I don't know anything about shipping notices, but...

I don't know anything about shipping notices, but bad weather over that way could potentially be delaying things... or else Brian is waiting until he's batched enough orders to mail them all at once....
Forum: Jets January 29th, 2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 295
Sticky: F-14 Tomcat FAQ
Views: 151,632
Posted By Skull Leader
I don't have anything on either of those two...

I don't have anything on either of those two airframes specifying that they are TARPS jets, but the blown up version of the shot of 163221 clearly shows the BuNo, and it's carrying a TARPS pod and a...
Forum: The Flightline January 28th, 2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,657
Posted By Skull Leader
I need to get one of those ATARS sets! That looks...

I need to get one of those ATARS sets! That looks really sharp!
Forum: The Flightline January 28th, 2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 982
Posted By Skull Leader
you're a braver man than I on a bare metal finish!

you're a braver man than I on a bare metal finish!
Forum: The Flightline January 27th, 2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,141
Posted By Skull Leader
pretty much a textbook VF-84 build! Outstanding...

pretty much a textbook VF-84 build! Outstanding job.
Forum: The Toolbox January 14th, 2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By Skull Leader
just don't wait for it to completely cure before...

just don't wait for it to completely cure before you sand it. Apply it, give it 15-20 seconds, then sand.


Again, make absolutely sure your part is coated with Future or a similar product first,...
Forum: The Toolbox January 13th, 2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By Skull Leader
if the canopy has been sealed with future or a...

if the canopy has been sealed with future or a similar product, a dab of super glue could be used without crazing the transparency
Forum: The Flightline December 11th, 2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,753
Posted By Skull Leader
All that work was definitely worth it! That...

All that work was definitely worth it! That turned out a fantastic result.
Forum: General Modeling Discussion December 9th, 2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,140
Posted By Skull Leader
the problem is, there is no one standard stencil...

the problem is, there is no one standard stencil size for carrier names... especially after the 1980s. Lots of fonts and sizes, differing from squadron to squadron in the airwing.
Forum: Forum FAQ November 18th, 2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,067
Posted By Skull Leader
I couldn't keep this place up without Reggie's...

I couldn't keep this place up without Reggie's work behind the scenes! He's the one holding the engines together!
Forum: The Flightline November 15th, 2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,574
Posted By Skull Leader
bitchrod job on the Lizard scheme! that turned...

bitchrod job on the Lizard scheme! that turned out nice.
Forum: Jets November 9th, 2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 983
Posted By Skull Leader
When the italeri kit first dropped as a F/A-18F,...

When the italeri kit first dropped as a F/A-18F, it was representative of a pre-production jet, with the legacy style airbrakes, ECS vents, and no pizza box. It was also a terrible fit. When they...
Forum: Buy/Sell November 4th, 2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By Skull Leader
The older CAM stuff is hard to come by. Ebay is...

The older CAM stuff is hard to come by. Ebay is probably still your best bet.
Forum: General Modeling Discussion October 16th, 2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,955
Posted By Skull Leader
I may have to look it up.

I may have to look it up.
Forum: General Modeling Discussion October 14th, 2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,955
Posted By Skull Leader
I need some 1/48 SUU-21s for a F-111... no one...

I need some 1/48 SUU-21s for a F-111... no one makes those!
Forum: Jets October 11th, 2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,820
Posted By Skull Leader
price is kind of a good determining factor too....

price is kind of a good determining factor too. The cheaper the Kinetic (now reboxed italeri too) is, the more attractive alternative it can be to the Tamiya.

Then again, if you can snag the...
Forum: Jets October 9th, 2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,820
Posted By Skull Leader
their fix was halfhearted and depending on who...

their fix was halfhearted and depending on who you ask, potentially made the problem worse.

I personally didn't find it serious enough to worry about.

The kit can turn out a nice product, the...
Forum: The Flightline September 22nd, 2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,943
Posted By Skull Leader
nicely done! (minor nitpick: You've got live...

nicely done!

(minor nitpick: You've got live bombs and an inert AIM-54...)
Forum: General Modeling Discussion September 14th, 2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,235
Posted By Skull Leader
If I'm being completely honest, I kind of dig it....

If I'm being completely honest, I kind of dig it. I mean, it's not as bad as some of the other special-schemed jets floating around (the Oregon Bird from a few years ago... the VFA-41 Ball-sack jet,...
Forum: Jets September 8th, 2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 295
Sticky: F-14 Tomcat FAQ
Views: 151,632
Posted By Skull Leader
thank the guys who were there and turned the...

thank the guys who were there and turned the wrenches and loaded the bullets! They're the ones that shared the wealth.
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